The Indian billionaire and entrepreneur, Gautam Adani, became the world’s second richest person, surpassing French billionaire Bernard Arnault.
Adani’s wealth reached $155.5 billion, an increase of $5.2 billion on Thursday.
Under that increase, the Indian billionaire’s wealth exceeded that of LVMH’s chief executive by about $300 million, currently amounting to $155.2 billion.
Billionaire Adani Jeff Bezos also surpassed Amazon’s founder, whose wealth fell by $2.3 billion, or about 1.49%, at $149.7 billion.
Billionaire Elon Musk retained the top spot as the world’s richest billionaire with a wealth of $273.5 billion.